Physics, New York University Shanghai

Position ID:New York University Shanghai-Physics-PHYSICSSOFTMATTER [#7730, NY17298]
Position Title: FACULTY POSITION, Physics – Soft Matter/Biophysics/Fluid Physics, NYU Shanghai
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Various locations, China
Subject Areas: Physics / Fluid Physics, Biophysics, Soft Matter
Starting Date:2017/09/01
Appl Deadline:2016/12/15 finished (posted 2016/08/26, listed until 2017/02/26)
Position Description:    

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Physics – Soft Matter/Biophysics/Fluid Physics 
NYU Shanghai 

 The NYU-Shanghai (NYUSH) physics program invites applications, at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor, in the broad research areas of soft matter physics, biophysics or fluid physics, and their mathematical interpretations and applications. We welcome applications from experimentalists as well as those in theory, modeling, and simulation whose work involves close contact with experiment. Qualified candidates are expected to come from, but are not limited to, backgrounds in applied mathematics, physics, biophysics and allied engineering fields. The successful candidate will conduct and maintain an active research program, and carry out effective teaching and mentoring of students. NYU Shanghai is located in the central Shanghai metropolitan area, and maintains close contacts with other major universities in the city. 

Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. and are expected to establish a leading research program in their field, as well as teach at the undergraduate level. This position is part of an initiative to create a strong program in this area, through the hiring of several faculty, with the aim of establishing research programs that relate strongly to those at other NYU campuses. The appointment could begin as soon as September 1, 2017, pending administrative and budgetary approvals. 

The terms of employment in NYU Shanghai are comparable to U.S. institutions with respect to research start-up funds and compensation, and they include housing subsidies and educational subsidies for children. Faculty may also spend time at NYU New York and other sites of the NYU global network, engaging in both research and teaching. 

 Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and electronic copies of up to five recent relevant publications. To complete the online process, applicants will be prompted to enter the names and email addresses of at least three referees. Each referee will be contacted to upload their reference letter. The search will remain open until the position is filled, but review of applications will begin December 15, 2016. Please visit our website at for instructions and other information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please e-mail  

About NYU Shanghai: 
NYU Shanghai is the newest degree-granting campus within New York University’s global network. It is the first higher education joint venture in China authorized to grant degrees that are accredited in the U.S. as well as in China. All teaching is conducted in English. A research university with liberal arts and science at its core, it resides in one of the world's great cities with a vibrant intellectual community. NYU Shanghai recruits scholars of the highest caliber who are committed to NYU's global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research and who embody the global society in which we live. NYU’s global network includes degree-granting campuses in New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi, complemented by eleven additional academic centers across five continents. Faculty and students circulate within the network in pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global. 

NYU Shanghai is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, and gender and sexual identity. NYU Shanghai affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach.

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Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
1555 Century Ave, Pudong, Shanghai 200122, China

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